Leeway

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Leeway Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
  • (of a ship or plane) sideways drift

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • (of a ship or plane) sideways drift ,
  • a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Leeway'


  • Leeway: For the American band, see Leeway (band). For the album by Lee Morgan, see Lee-Way. Leeway is the amount of drift motion to leeward of an object floating
  • Joe Leeway: Joseph Martin Leeway (born 15 November 1955, Islington, London) is the former multi-instrumentalist, and stylings guru, for the 1980s band, the Thompson
  • Leeway (band): Leeway is a crossover thrash band formed in Astoria, New York, USA in 1984 by guitarist A.J. Novello and vocalist Eddie Sutton under the name The Unruled
  • Desperate Measures (Leeway album): Desperate Measures is the second album by the New York thrash metal band Leeway. It was released in June 1991 on Hard Rock Hotel/Profile Records as was

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  • Lee College Project Leeway program fall graduates prepare for spring semester
    The more low-wage jobs Kelsey Voss worked to support herself and her then-unborn son, the more depressed she became and the less confident she felt about her future — then she found the Project Leeway Read more on this news related to 'Leeway'
  • Ignorance of the law isn't an acceptable defense, even for police
    It's already too easy for police to stop motorists they consider suspicious using the pretext of a minor violation of traffic laws. Law enforcement will enjoy even more leeway under Monday's misguided Supreme Court decision upholding the legality of stops based on an officer's... Read more on this news related to 'Leeway'
  • Lee College chapter of the Red Hat Society donates canned goods to Project Leeway
    The Lee College chapter of the Red Hat Society donated more than 300 pounds of canned goods this week to help fill the pantry at Project Leeway, the program that assists low-income students in pursuin Read more on this news related to 'Leeway'

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